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Yogurt festival to be held in Tibet

Yogurt festival to be held in Tibet

This year's event will feature traditional "sunning of the Buddha" ceremonies, Tibetan opera performances, hiking, ethnic costume shows and equestrian shows.

Tibet's GDP grows 9 pct in H1

Tibet's GDP grows 9 pct in H1

The GDP in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region totaled about 68.2 billion yuan (about 9.65 U.S. dollars), up 9 percent the first half of 2019, region's bureau statistics said Tuesday. ..

Wildlife thriving in high plateau

Wildlife thriving in high plateau

Diverse wildlife in close proximity to domesticated herds of animals the Tibet autonomous region are increasingly commonplace thanks government's efforts development nature reserves. ..

Tibet issues ordinances to protect Yamdrok Yutso Lake

Tibet issues ordinances to protect Yamdrok Yutso Lake

It is reported that an ordinance issued by Shannan City in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region will be implemented on September 1, 2019, with aim to strengthen the protection of Yamdrok Yutso Lake, one ..

World's eldest juniper recorded in Tibet

World's eldest juniper recorded in Tibet

Standing 57 meters tall, an estimated 3,200-year-old giant cypress in the Tibet autonomous region has been recognized as world’s oldest living Yarlung Zangpo River by World Record Certification Agency. ..

Rural Lhasa sees rapid growth in disposable income

Rural Lhasa sees rapid growth in disposable income

Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet autonomous region, has seen rapid growth in per capita disposable income rural residents, and livelihoods residents have steadily improved since this year, Daily reported. ..

11th Panchen Lama visits rural families

11th Panchen Lama visits rural families

On July 26, the 11th Panchen Erdeni Choskyi Gyalpo traveled to Jaggang Village in Rutog County, Ngari Prefecture, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, for survey and research, he paid a visit families of ..

Stargazing tourism shines bright in Tibet on Qixi

Stargazing tourism shines bright in Tibet on Qixi

Zhou Mo, a school teacher in Hangzhou, and her best friend took off early Tuesday morning spent almost seven hours on plane before landing at Lhasa airport Tibet. One of their goals was to gaze the Milky Way over ..

Vehicle number exceeds 570,000 in Tibet

Vehicle number exceeds 570,000 in Tibet

Currently, vehicle number in southwest China's Tibet has reached 574.3 thousand, with an average increase of 200 vehicles per day, while there're 538.7 thousand drivers, about 150 people acquiring the ..

Region improves quality, speed of services

Region improves quality, speed of services

As of this month, tourists from overseas will find it easier to visit the Tibet autonomous region as a result simplification approval procedures for travel permits, according region's tourism development ..